A new free online course from the Organic Farming Research Foundation equips southern producers with the knowledge to increase soil health.
Borrowing from the Past? Grain Mixes for Climate Resilience
New research is revealing how an old practice – planting grain mixes in the same field, as a polyculture – can enhance climate resilience.
Guide to Small-Scale Poultry Processing
ATTRA’s guide to small-scale poultry processing regulations offers valuable information for anyone considering a meat poultry enterprise.
President’s Note – Blueberries
The Kerr Center is planting a large number of highbush and rabbiteye blueberry varieties to evaluate for eastern Oklahoma.
Forest for the Trees? Scientists Advise End to Burning Wood for Electricity
Hundreds of scientists recently published a letter urging world leaders to move away from using wood for both heat and electricity.
Neighbors Helping Neighbors Project: Signup Deadline Dec. 15
December 15 is the signup deadline for the Neighbors Helping Neighbors program, to address concerns related to the poultry industry.
Insects Declining – But Damaging More Plants than Ever
Insects have been declining rapidly – but insect pests are still damaging more crops than ever, says newly published research.
Transportation Responsible for 20% of Food System’s Greenhouse Gas Emissions
A new study finds that transportation still accounts for a whopping one-fifth of the food system’s greenhouse gas emissions.
New Regenerative Certification Program
There’s a new third-party certification process and label, for farmers and ranchers wishing to market their products as “regenerative.”
U.S. Bird Populations in Steep Decline
U.S. bird populations have dropped by a quarter in the past 50 years – and the decline appears set to continue.